Is peanut butter fattening?

Is peanut butter fattening? It seems that whenever I eat it I gain weight. No, peanut butter by itself is not fattening and one of my favorite foods. It does have some peanut oil in it which is a healthy oil and some protein. One tablespoon of peanut butter is comparable to the calorie content...

I am trying to lose weight and your website helped me know how much to lose.

I went to your page because I am trying to lose weight. Your website helped me know how much to lose. Now is the hard part TO LOSE IT. I hope I can. Thanks. Thanks for your feedback. Eat less (but not less than 1200 calories) and exercise at least 60 minutes a day, enough...

I lost weight, but as soon as the diet was over I had not learned how to eat right so I gained all the weight back plus some.

Thank you so much for writing me back! That is very nice of you. I really could use a healthy lifestyles counselor, but first of all, I am poor, albeit not starving, college student and I can't afford one (when I looked for one, they cost $300-500). Two, I would not know how to go...

What is obesity?

What is obesity? Obesity is a medical diagnosis that describes a condition where you weigh 20% more than the maximum you should for your age and gender. Obesity is a risk for getting diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. Obese kids are more likely to be obese adults. For instance, if you are 10-year old girl...

What would happen if I ate the exact amount of calories to maintain my goal weight?

Does the excess weight an overweight person have the need to be supported? I am currently overweight going to Weight Watchers and do not understand what would happen if I ate the exact amount of calories to maintain my goal weight. I understand I am eating a little less than that, but what if...

I lost 12 to 14 pounds walking a lot.

I seem to be able to eat anything and not gain weight. I lost 12 to 14 pounds slowly over about 4 months. What interests me now is that I don't have to watch what I eat now. I had been walking a lot while I was losing weight, but since the cold weather,...

what is best diet food?

What is the best type of diet food wise? Thank you. Don't waste your money buying diet foods other than sugar-free carbonated beverages IF you drink them or have diabetes. Diet foods are not as satisfying as regular foods and you will eat more of them anyway. Eating a variety of lean meats, whole grains, fat-free...

I want to lose weight. and am looking for a food plan.

I am a 22-year-old female that weighs 175 pounds and am 5 feet 5 inches tall. I am currently active for 1 hour a day, 4 days a week jazzercise class. I desperately want to lose weight. According to your Healthy Body Calculator®, I am very obese. What I am looking for is a...

Have you heard of the American Medical Association endorsed 3 day diet?

Have you heard of the American Medical Association endorsed 3-day diet? Do you know how I could find out about it? No, I haven't heard about the AMA 3-day diet. You could search the AMA website to find what the diet entails. If anyone has the details, please write. Lastly, I wonder what could be accomplished...

When I’m trying to lose weight, I couldn’t have more than 30 grams of fat a day.

I found your website from "3 fat chicks on a diet". Ask the Dietitian® website is so informational I didn't know anything like this even existed. Thank you! First of all, I'm 33 years old, 5 feet 6 inches and weigh 290 pounds. I know I need to lose weight, so I have made my...

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